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Report: Mariners talking to Brewers about Adam Lind

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After acquiring left-hander Wade Miley and right-hander Jonathan Aro from the Red Sox today in exchange for right-hander Carson Smith and left-hander Roenis Elias, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto continues to stay busy.

According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Mariners are in talks with the Brewers about a trade for Adam Lind. Seattle has an obvious need for a first baseman and Milwaukee is in rebuild-mode, so it’s a potential match on paper, but it’s unclear if Dipoto has the prospects to get a deal done.

Lind, 32, is coming off a solid season where he batted .277/.360/.460 with 20 home runs and 87 RBI over 149 games. He’s owed $8 million in 2016 before becoming a free agent, so he’s an attractive target for first base/DH-needy clubs.

Report: Blake Treinen signs one-year, $10 million deal with Dodgers

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Free agent reliever Blake Treinen has signed a one-year, $10 million contract with the Dodgers, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports.

Treinen, 31, was non-tendered by the Athletics last week as he entered his third year of arbitration eligibility. Despite finishing as arguably baseball’s best reliever in 2018, Treinen had a disappointing 2019 campaign, posting a 4.91 ERA with 16 saves, 59 strikeouts, and 37 walks over 58 2/3 innings.

Treinen will join the back of the Dodgers’ bullpen along with Joe Kelly, Pedro Báez, and Kenley Jansen. Jansen still figures to be the closer, but Treinen could eventually assume the role if he comes back into form and Jansen doesn’t.